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1 hr ago | TwinCities

Iowa politician admits taking payments for switching support

A former Iowa state senator admitted Wednesday that he concealed $73,000 in secret payments from the 2012 presidential campaign of former Texas Rep. Ron Paul in exchange for switching his support from Minnesota Republican Michele Bachmann.

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Related Topix: Iowa, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, Ron Paul, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Michele Bachmann, US Senate

5 hrs ago | News Max

Rand Paul: Obama's Executive Actions Circumvent Democracy

President Barack Obama is "going around democracy" with his continued use of executive actions, says Sen. Rand Paul.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Barack Obama, John Boehner, US House of Representatives

8 hrs ago | Politico

Poll: Romney breaks away in Iowa

The day after Mitt Romney opened the door to another possible presidential run, a new poll shows he has a huge lead among likely 2016 Iowa Republican caucus voters.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Mitt Romney, US Senate, Republican, Suffolk University, 9, Arkansas, Arkansas Government

12 hrs ago | Breitbart.com

Exclusive - "Rand Paul: Hillary's 'War Hawk' Policies Led to Benghazi Attack, Rise of ISIS

Sen. Rand Paul certainly has a knack for boldness. On Sunday's Meet the Press , he dubbed U.S. military engagement in Libya "Hillary's war" and stated the rise of the Islamic State is not a result of President Obama's inaction in the Middle East but the unintended consequence of the U.S. military engagement in Libya.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Ron Paul, US House of Representatives, George McGovern, Hillary Clinton

12 hrs ago | World Magazine

The campaign pros and cons of Rand Paul's libertarian legacy

This article is the sixth in a series called White House Wednesday, by the staff of The World and Everything in It, looking at potential 2016 candidates for president.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Ron Paul, US House of Representatives, Texas Government, Texas, Rick Perry, US Governors, Bobby Jindal

14 hrs ago | Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

Gary Johnson Talks Rand Paul, Presidency, Prisons, and More on Reddit

Gary Johnson, the two-term governor of New Mexico, one-time Libertarian presidential candidate, and founder of the Our America Initiative libertarian advocacy organization, took to Reddit last night for a session of Ask Me Anything .

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Gary Johnson, Gary E. Johnson

17 hrs ago | Cityview Online

Sarah Palin, Joni Ernst's political jukebox hero

Political question of the day for Iowans: What's worse, being Sarah Palin, or wanting to be like Sarah Palin? Many opponents of Joni Ernst, the Red Oak Republican seeking a Hawkeye State U.S. Senate seat, make the easy reach in comparing Ernst with another conservative female political figure, Sarah Palin, the Fox News version of a Kardashian.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Sarah Palin, Iowa, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Steve King, US Senate, Red Oak, IA, Montgomery County, IA

22 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Rand Paula s wife sounds hesitant about a presidential run. But that doesna t tell us much.

For the past two years, Sen. Rand Paul has openly been laying the groundwork for a run for president.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Michelle Obama, Sports

Tue Aug 26, 2014

The Aiken Standard

Despite calls to demilitarize, local departments stand by military surplus program

STAFF PHOTO BY MAAYAN SCHECHTER The Aiken Department of Public Safety has received military boots from the military surplus program, also know as the 1033 program.

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Related Topix: Aiken, SC, Aiken County, SC, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, North Augusta, SC

Switched

Marco Rubio Hints At A Government Shutdown Fight Over Immigration

Sen. Marco Rubio contends that unilateral action by President Barack Obama on immigration, which is expected this fall , will doom future chances for reform by poisoning the well in Congress.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Marco Rubio, US News, US Senate, Republican, Immigration Reform, Mel Martinez, Barack Obama

Mediaite.com

Bill Kristol: What's the Harm in Bombing ISIS and Seeing What Happens?

During a Monday interview with Laura Ingraham on the ongoing situation in Iraq, the Weekly Standard founder discussed his desire to forgo national debates and simply bomb ISIS forces immediately.

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Related Topix: US Senate, Republican, US Politics, US News, Television

Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

Gene Healy Says the Fight Against Militarized Police Is a Culture War Worth Having

Asked "whether it's proper to militarize the nation's city police forces," President Obama opined last week that "one of the great things about the United States has been our ability to maintain a distinction between our military and domestic law enforcement ."

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Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, US News, US Politics, Representative Henry "Hank" Johnson, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Hank Johnson, Representative Raul Labrador, Republican, US Senate

RedState

A Question of Optics: Rand Paul vs. Barack Obama

If you think that President Obama can provide you with health care, let him take a scalpel to your eye.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Barack Obama

Reason Magazine

Ferguson, Abusive Policing, and Racial Politics

The fatal police shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown and its aftermath have once again brought the national spotlight on race relations.

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Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Rush Limbaugh, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

Tonight on The Independents : Are You Scared of ISIL? Also, Rand...

Tonight on The Independents : Are You Scared of ISIL? Also, Rand Calls out Hillary's Hawkishness, Burger King Wears a Toque, Everyone Apologies for Everything , and Enlightening Aftershow! Tonight's live episode of The Independents will contain many different bites at the same rancid apple that is the Islamic State .

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Related Topix: The Independents, Pop/Rock, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican

Mon Aug 25, 2014

The Daily Record

Commentary: With heavily armed police, violent confrontations more likely

Libertarians warned for years that government is force, that government always grows and that America's police have become too much like an occupying army.

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Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Representative Justin Amash, US House of Representatives, Opinion

USA Today

Rand Paul labels Hillary Clinton a 'war hawk'

Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul is continuing his unrelenting criticism of former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, saying on Sunday that she was "a war hawk" who could get the United States in another conflict.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Hillary Clinton, Kentucky

Detroit News

Former Gop VP candidate: Detroit 'warning' to U.S.

Washington - Former Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan says Detroit's Chapter 9 bankruptcy is a warning to the United States and and compares the Motor City to the NBC post-apocalyptic drama 'Revolution.'

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, 9, Economics News, Bankruptcy, Automakers, General Motors

WBKO-TV Bowling Green

US Sen. Rand Paul Attending Mulvaney Fundraiser

U.S. Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky is appearing at a South Carolina Republican fundraiser sponsored by U.S. Rep. Mick Mulvaney.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Jeff Duncan, Representative Mick Mulvaney

CBS News

Paul Ryan: I kept quiet during government shutdown for party unity

Rep. Paul Ryan said on CBS' "Face the Nation" Sunday that he didn't voice his opposition to the government shutdown in 2013 because he wanted to ensure there was "party unity."

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, Face the Nation, Entertainment, Television, US Senate, Mitt Romney

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